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Stephen Buchanan has been described as "a stand-up comedian" by over 4 publications, so it must be true.


In 2018 he won the Scottish Comedian of the Year competition and also became the first ever Scottish comedian to win the coveted BBC New Comedy Award.

In 2021, Stephen recorded his debut BBC Radio 4 stand-up special entitled 'Talking Shop'. You can/should listen to it on BBC Sounds!


He has also performed stand-up on Jonathan Ross' comedy Club (ITV), Comedy Underground (BBC Scotland), The Now Show (BBC Radio 4), The DriveTime Show (BBC Radio 2), The Arts Hour (BBC World Service).


Stephen is also establishing himself as a promising writer with credits from Only An Excuse (BBC 1), Scot Squad (BBC 1), The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4), Breaking the News (BBC Radio Scotland), Sparks (Channel 4) and Short Stuff (BBC Scotland).

"Skilful, personal and pitch perfect stand-up"

- The Wee Review

"A must-see for fans of quality stand-up"

- Adelaide Advertiser

"The punchlines come thick and fast"

- The Skinny

"An absolute joy from start to finish"

- The Sunday Post

"A great talent"

- One4Review

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